Overeating is more of a mental problem rather than just being restricted to physical. Usually a normal diet comprises of about 2,000 calories that are roughly divided into 4-6 meals but people who overeat tend to have almost double the calories and tend to be on the obese side. They also suffer from issues like stomach pain, gas, uneasy bowel movements and constant weight gain.
HOW IS OVEREATING DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis for the same is done by a general physician who would observe these symptoms and also weight and check the diet pattern of these individuals.
HOW IS OVEREATING TREATED?
Treatment for overeating includes providing a diet chart which moderates their meals and focusses on nutrition rather than binge eating. Limited calories and set number of meals helps to combat the issue. Exercises are also suggested to help in lose the gained weight and increase metabolism.
DID YOU KNOW?
Overeating increases the risk of serious health problems including:
Shortness of breath, heart disease, heart arrhythmias, angina and heart attack.
High blood cholesterol.